News - 11 Jan 2012
Researchers at the University of Twente’s MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology have created an optical amplifier doped with a rare earth ion.
It is important to amplify optical signals in...
News - 19 Jun 2010
The fiber optic cable networks linking the world are an essential part of modern life. To keep up with ever-increasing demands for more bandwidth, scientists are working to improve the optical...
News - 22 Jan 2007
Innolume GmbH, a world leader in commercialization of quantum-dot-based optoelectronic devices, has announced a significant achievement in the realization of GaAs-based semiconductor optical...
News - 29 Jun 2006
Building on a series of recent breakthroughs in silicon photonics, researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a novel approach to silicon devices...
News - 17 Mar 2006
Optical fiber helped bring us the Internet, and silicon/germanium devices brought us microelectronics. Now, a joint team from Penn State University and the University of Southampton has developed a...
News - 10 Jul 2006
Cornell University researchers have created a broadband light amplifier on a silicon chip, a major breakthrough in the quest to create photonic microchips. In such microchips, beams of light traveling...
The VistaScope models from Molecular Vista are supplied with the revolutionary Photo-induced Force Microscopy (PiFM) mode, capable of measuring the sample’s polarizability with high sensitivity and...
Article - 27 Oct 2016
This article discusses how nonlinear optical pump-probe microscopy is a new field for 3D high resolution imaging in modern microscopy.
News - 23 Feb 2005
Intel has announced a scientific breakthrough using standard silicon manufacturing processes to create the world's first continuous wave silicon laser. This technology could help bring low-cost,...
News - 23 Jun 2020
Just as a meter stick with hundreds of tick marks can be used to measure distances with great precision, a device known as a laser frequency comb, with its hundreds of evenly spaced, sharply defined...